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Meeting 1:  Orientation

Meet with Margaret Craft, Academic Operations Analyst, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL)

Goals of the Orientation Workshop

  • Make sure you are fully activated as an iSchool instructor and able to access iSchool resources and Blackboard. 

  • Explain iSchool specific policies and resources available to you as an iSchool instructor

  • Let you know how, where and when the FCTL is here to support you.

New Faculty Orientation Agenda

  • SU ID | NetID
  • Syllabus upload
  • iSchool homepage
    • create profile
    • help ticket
  • First day of class | Week policies
    • Academic rigor
    • International students
    • Religious observance
    • Syllabus review
    • Methods | activities
  • FCTL website
    • Academic policies
    • iSchool resources
    • Library and SU resources
    • Classroom needs/resources
    • Instructional Technology list
  • Myslice
    • Faculty Center
    • Orange Success
    • Office of Disability
  • Listservs
  • Email
  • Adjunct office
    • office hours
  • Classroom demonstration

Next Step: Schedule 1-on-1 Meeting  - Peggy Takach

Meeting 2: Course Development

Meet with Peggy Takach, Director of Teaching Excellence and Assessment, Director of FCTL

Course Development Meeting Agenda

  • Instructional teaching of their course
    • Invigorate Your Teaching – Kick-Start Your Semester
    • Bloom’s Question Starter
    • Six Facets of Understanding
  • First Day | Week of Class
  • Syllabus components
  • Professor of Record
  • Classroom management
  • iSchool Culture
    • Value statement, diversity
    • student – Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Student engagement
  • FCTL services available

Please check off any of the items you wish to go over with FCTL staff during your meeting with us!

⬚   Professional growth session schedule

⬚   Instructional teaching of your course

  • What are you planning to do? Can we help you accomplish specific learning goals?
  • We have lots of methods and strategies we can share with you, and practice with you in the classroom

⬚   Classroom demonstration, if not completed at New Faculty Orientation

  • This could cover anything from walking you to the room itself, showing you the technology and resources available to you in the room, asking you about your classroom setup so we can give feedback, going through connecting any devices you plan to use during instruction to the classroom technology, to explaining what office supplies/technology could be requested through fSupport and IT Services.

⬚   Meeting scheduled for:_________________________________________

FCTL Services and Support Provided 

The Syllabus, Professor of Record (PoR), and You

  • Role of PoR
  • PoR information
  • Syllabus Components

Semester Start

  • Ordering textbooks
  • First week of class
  • First day of class/policies
    • Syllabus review
    • Methods/activities
  • Academic rigor
  • Who are you teaching?
    • International students
    • Academic integrity
    • Engagement from the students
  • Mid-semester

Semester End

  • Submit final grades
  • Course evaluation